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Cast Iron Flywheel

May 2, 2020 Nigel 0

As with a lot of my engine designs they start with the flywheel and in this case a cast iron flywheel that was machined from solid. This flywheel was first installed on my oscillating steam [more…]

a cast iron flywheel

Flywheel Design Principles

January 20, 2020 Nigel 0

The wheel on the end of the crankshaft that gives the crankshaft momentum to carry the pistons through the compression stroke. Normally constructed from a heavy steel or iron disc. A flywheel has two main [more…]